Author A.J. Jacobs tried wearing all white because Ecclesiastes says we should. He wound up agreeing.
NPR's Weekend Edition tracked A.J. Jacobs' quest to consume the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica.
He spent a year reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica and writing The Know-It-All, an account of what he learned.
Now author A.J. Jacobs has accomplished another annually retentive feat: Living life the way the Good Book says we should.
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible chronicles Jacobs' attempts to follow every rule in the Bible — and considers the lessons he learned along the way. (Read or listen to an excerpt.)
Jacobs is an editor at large for Esquire.